Peter Brown, Electronics360
28 October 2014
A recent report by the Bloomberg news service that Microsoft Corp. may be actively working on a Windows version for servers running ARM-based microprocessors could represent a serious threat to Intel Corp.'s standing in the server market, according to IHS Technology.
While an ARM-based version of Windows for servers could bring the noted mobile-phone microprocessors into more powerful computers, it would also create a very real competitor to Intel Corp. in a market that Intel currently dominates, according to IHS.
In recent years, Intel's marketshare in the processor server space has hovered around 90 percent.
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